Since the 1970s, Lambda Legal has made history through winning legal victories that allowed LGBT people and people with HIV to live their lives with greater dignity, safety and equality under the law.
Below are some of the landmark Lambda Legal cases that have changed the face of LGBT and HIV law.
Pioneering case seeking the right to marry for same-sex couples in Hawaii
(Amicus) Groundbreaking case seeking the right to marry for same-sex couples in Vermont
Case arguing that health care providers' personal religious beliefs do not excuse discrimination against LGBT patients Issues
(Amicus) Historic case seeking to uphold a viewpoint-neutral student group system at public universities
Groundbreaking case arguing against the Boy Scouts of America's discriminatory policy of excluding gay people from leadership positions
Historic case arguing for a sheriff's culpability for his acts in the murder of a transgender man
Pioneering case arguing the reinstatement of Army and National Guard veteran after she was discharged because of her sexual orientation
Groundbreaking case arguing for the right of students to form a gay-straight alliance and to become a recognized student club
Case challenging an extreme law that left children adopted by same-sex couples in other states "orphans" when their families moved to or traveled through Oklahoma
(Amicus) Groundbreaking case seeking the right to marry for same-sex couples in Massachusetts
Historic case seeking to enforce a student's First Amendment right to be out at school